Jun
3
Mon
Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylor Ranch, Penryn @ Meet in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary
Jun 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Bird Walk for Beginners – Traylor Ranch, Penryn

Monday, June 3, 2019

9:30 – 11:30 AM

Leader: Heath Wakelee 916-870-5253,  hwakelee@gmail.com

Meet in the parking lot off Humphrey Road at the southeast corner of Traylor Ranch Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary in Penryn. Note: the address for the Reserve is different.

This trip is intended for beginners, but experienced birders are welcome and add to the experience for all. Traylor Ranch affords an opportunity to see the resident species of the lower foothills and valley floor, usually twenty or more different species. We’ll spend about two hours and walk a little more than a mile. Come on out, bring your binoculars and help us find some birds. The more eyes and ears, the more birds we’ll see. Here’s the Placer Co. web site for Traylor Ranch:

http://www.placer.ca.gov/departments/facility/parks/parks-content/parks/traylor-ranch-nature-reserve

Jun
8
Sat
Bird Walk at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport @ We’ll meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just past the Yuba River highway bridge).
Jun 8 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Bird Walk at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport

Saturday, June 8, 2019 

7:30 – 9:30 AM

Leaders: Bob Slyker bgsly@aol.com and Carol & Bruce Malnor cmalnor@comcast.net (530-263-9392)

We’ll meet at Bridgeport’s north parking lot (just past the Yuba River highway bridge). This approximately two-hour walk takes us along Kentucky Creek and the Yuba River. Dress warmly. We may see common foothill species including Hairy Woodpecker, Oak Titmouse, Orange-crowned Warbler, Black Phoebe, and Spotted Towhee, as well as spring/summer resident Yellow-breasted Chat, Black-headed Grosbeak, Cliff Swallow and Bald Eagle.

Jun
13
Thu
City of Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Facility @ Meet at the City of Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Facility, 1245 Fiddyment Road, Lincoln, CA
Jun 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

City of Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Facility

Thursday, June 13, 2019  

9:30 -11:30AM   

Leader: Heath Wakelee 916-870-5253,  hwakelee@gmail.com

Meet at the City of Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Facility, 1245 Fiddyment Road, Lincoln, CA  95648  Phone:  (916) 434-2450. 

We will meet in their parking lot just inside the gate. This will be primarily a car birding trip so those with access and functional needs are welcome to attend. We should see a variety birds such as: Northern Shoveler, Ruddy Duck, Mallard, American Coot, Pied-billed Grebe, Great-blue Heron, Great Egret, Black-necked Stilt and American Avocet. If weather is questionable contact Heath.

Jun
16
Sun
Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley @ Meet in the Briar Patch parking lot at 8:00AM
Jun 16 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Bird Walk For Beginners In Grass Valley

Sunday, June 16, 2019

8:00 -10:00 AM

Leader: Dan Stewart  530-265-4677 dcstew@outlook.com

Meet in the Briar Patch parking lot at 8:00AM. See May 19, 2019 listing for trip description

This walk is designed for beginners, but more skilled birders are helpful and welcome. We’ll talk about binoculars, how and where to find birds, what to look for when you find one. We meet at 8:00 AM in the parking lot of the Briar Patch Market on Sierra College Drive in Grass Valley. We walk for a little less than two miles and it usually takes about two hours. Fifteen to twenty different species are almost guaranteed, especially with enough sharp eyes and ears. It’s a nice walk up over the hill at Sierra College and back to the Briar Patch. Come on out and help us find and identify some birds.

Jun
17
Mon
Field Trip to Sierra Valley @ Meet in the parking lot of the Rood Government Center, 950 Maidu Ave., Nevada City (just off Hwy 49) at 6:30 AM
Jun 17 @ 6:30 am – 2:00 pm

Field Trip to Sierra Valley

Sunday, June17, 2019

6:30 AM to ?

Leader: Dale Rubach 530-272-3698, rugby7676-birds@yahoo.com

Meet in the parking lot of the Rood Government Center, 950 Maidu Ave., Nevada City (just off Hwy 49) at 6:30 AM. This is an all day trip with some walking on level ground. Sierra Valley is located on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada encircled by the towns of Sierraville, Loyalton and Portola. In spring its environs offer suitable habitat for many interesting species. We will look for Swainson’s Hawk, American Bittern, White-faced Ibis, Virginia Rail, Sora, Wilson’s Phalarope, Sandhill Crane, Willet, Wilson’s Snipe,Yellow-headed Blackbird, Marsh Wren, Sage Thrasher, Vesper and Brewer’s Sparrows. This is a truly unique and interesting area. Bring lunch, water, sunscreen, and insect repellent. If you plan to attend, please contact me.